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wita's chicken salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Muna Escobar
Knoxville, TN

My children's grandmother, whom they used to call Wita used to make this for them and I remember it being a big hit a birthday party we had years ago. Wita has now passed on to be with the Lord, but when we make this salad it brings us fond memories of her.

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For wita's chicken salad

  • 4
    chicken breasts, cooked in seasonings of choice
  • 1
    head of finely shredded cabbage
  • 2-3
    shredded carrots
  • 2
    onions, thinly sliced
  • mayonnaise to taste
  • salt, pepper, onion & garlic powder to taste
  • 1 tsp
    chicken boullion powder or 1 cube

How To Make wita's chicken salad

  • 1
    Drain cooked chicken, reserving about 2 cups of the broth.
  • 2
    place reserved broth in saucepan & more of the seasonings along the boullion cube. Simmer for 2 minutes to make a strong flavored broth.
  • 3
    Steep prepared veggies in boiled water for 2 minutes (just to barely make them limp)Drain
  • 4
    Add well drained veggies, the shredded chicken to a large bowl.
  • 5
    Add mayo & some of the prepared broth to the bowl along with the chicken & veggies.
  • 6
    Combine well and add more mayo and/or broth and/or seasonings if needed.
  • 7
    Mixture should be juicy (not soupy)& flavorful.
  • 8
    This is not the average chicken salad. The mixture is juicy and delicious on a whole wheat bun as is or with lettuce and tomato.

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